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Lucy Sofronis, our Business Development Director was a panelist at the Mare Forum 2019 Mykonos, well attended by the international shipping elite.  The forum staged a number of lively discussions among the panelists.  Subjects discussed included the future of shipping in Greece, regulations, the environment and the impact of new technologies and systems.  Although busy … Continue reading “FutureCare Business Development Director is a Panelist at the Mare Forum 2019 Mykonos”

BY WENDY LAURSEN 2015-11-15 16:03:58 (Article originally published in July/Aug 2015 edition.) There are times when a seafarer might be evasive about the truth. Faced with the prospect of rejection, they may not admit to past medical conditions during their preemployment medical check. There’s a chance they will get away with it because in many … Continue reading “Keeping Watch on Seafarer Health”

Future Care’s CEO Christina DeSimone recently responded to interview questions during the 2019 Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) Exhibition in Stamford, Connecticut.  Please find below an excerpt of the interview. Q.          Tell us a few words about your company. What products/ services do you provide? A. Future Care is a woman owned minority business specializing in … Continue reading “Interview With FutureCare Inc’s CEO Christina DiSimone at the 2019 Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) Exhibition”

Telemedicine has made a huge difference in the well-being of seafarers. BY WENDY LAURSEN 2018-12-17 17:58:27 The limited ability to provide medical care at sea has been classified as one of the “special risks” for seafarer stress. The authors of a 2015 article published in the Review of Psychology observed that stress resulting from treatment … Continue reading “A Phone Call Away – Maritime Executive Article”

Ms. Yuki Yu, Future Care’s Director of Asian Marketing, presented at the North American Marine Environment Protection Association’s (NAMEPA) 2018 Annual Conference “The New CSR: Ethical, Strategical, Sustainable” on October 25thaboard the MV Hornblower Infinity at Pier 20 in New York City. Ms. Yu’s speech focused on “Shipping’s Responsibility to the Mariner” and highlighted best … Continue reading “Yuki Yu presents at NAMEPA 2018”

By Lawrence Jacobson, Managing Director P&I, Future Care, Inc. Presented by Yuki Yu, Director of Asian Marketing for Future Care, Inc. Good afternoon to you all.  My name is Yuki Yu.  I am the Director of Asian Marketing for Future Care, Inc., a provider of medical management and cost containment services to the maritime industry. … Continue reading “Fulfilling the Shipowner’s Duty of Care to Crewmembers Through Shipboard Wellness”

For more than 15 years Christina Desimone has driven Future Care to be a transcendent maritime medical care enterprise. While the company fully embraces technology and the advent of telemedicine, it ventures far beyond traditional maritime medical solution providers, managing the logistics of effective and efficient mariner care from the beginning of the incident to … Continue reading “The Future (of Maritime) Care”

Telemedicine, or the use of electronic equipment to provide remote diagnosis and medical treatment, can trace its roots back to the 1960’s “Space Age”, when the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) first put human beings in space.[1] Beginning primarily with the use of electronic signals to simply transfer medical data, it has grown … Continue reading “THE NEXT STEP – WELLNESS AT SEA”

By Lawrence Jacobson, Managing Director P&I, Future Care, Inc., a provider of medical management and cost containment services to the maritime industry. Under the general maritime law of the United States and in many maritime countries the shipowner owes all seafarers in his employ a duty of care in the event of any injury or … Continue reading “Fulfilling the Shipowner’s Duty of Care to Crewmembers”